Q: When are you open?
A: Monday-Saturday from 8-5, vaccine clinic from 9:30-3.
Q: How old should my puppy/kitten be before he/she gets spayed/neutered?
A: The perfect age is 16 weeks.
Q: How old should my puppy/kitten be to start getting vaccines?
A: We recommend to start vaccines at 8 weeks of age, and have boosters every 3-4 weeks. We recommend at least two rounds of vaccines for your pet to be totally protected.
Q: Do I need an appointment for vaccines?
A: No. You can bring your pet in for vaccines anytime during shot clinic hours (M-S 9:30-3)
Q: Day of surgery, how long do they stay?
A: Check-in is 8-8:30 for dogs, 8:30-9 for cats. Surgery is an outpatient procedure. Discharge is between 4:30 and 5:30 daily.
Q: What is the recovery period?
A: The recovery period is 10-14 days. During that time you will need to restrict their activity and monitor the incision closely.
Q: What is the green mark near the surgery site?
A: This is a tattoo to identify that your pet has been spayed/neutered.
Q: Do you use pain medication?
A: All pets receive pain medication before surgery. In addition, you can purchase pain medication that will last for three days.
Q: Can they eat or drink before surgery?
A: Water is ok. Food must be removed from dogs by midnight the night before surgery. Small kittens must eat a little food to keep their blood sugar up.
Q: What vaccines do you offer?
A: Vaccines for cats- rabies, feline distemper (feline leukemia optional). Vaccines for dogs- rabies, distemper/parvo, bordetella (optional), leptospirosis (optional), Influenza vaccine (optional).
Q: Do you microchip?
A: Yes, we believe strongly in microchipping. A microchip is $15. and can be done at the time of surgery or thru shot clinic.
Q: Can I come in for just a rabies shot?
A: Yes. A rabies vaccine is $15 for the shot and a $15 office call. You can also purchase a tag at that time.